The perfect snack is quick to make, easy to eat, and fills you up plus keeps you satisfied until you have time for a meal. TeeChia Blueberry Date Energy Balls fits all those requirements. With no baking or cooking, you just need a food processor or blender and your energy balls will be ready in a few minutes.

Pop one – or maybe two – in your mouth and they’ll fill you up while satisfying that urge for a sweet. Packed with protein from TeeChia’s 6 super seeds plus some extra nuts, you’ll stay balanced and energized for hours. Make some today for a tasty treat on-the-go!

Pair with our New World Chocolaté Caffé for a delicious snack!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Teechia Blueberry Date
  • 10-12 dates, pitted (Deglet Noor work best)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans or pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup currants, blueberries or raisins
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder (optional coating)
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds (optional coating)
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional coating)

Directions

  1. Soak the pitted dates in 1/4 cup hot water in a small bowl.
  2. Mash the dates into the hot water with a fork.
  3. In a food processor (some blenders may work too), grind up the nuts or pumpkin seeds  until they are small, diced pieces
  4. Add the TeeChia and blend well.
  5. Add the dates with the water they were soaked in.
  6. Add the dried fruit.
  7. Blend well until a lump or ball forms.
  8. Put the cocoa powder, coconut, and/or sesame seeds on individual plates.
  9. Using a tablespoon, scoop up some of the TeeChia mixture and form into a ball.
  10. Roll the ball around on one of the optional coatings until it is completely covered.
  11. Place on a plate to serve or store in an air-tight container. May be refrigerated for storage up to several weeks.

 

Makes 12-15 balls depending on how large or small you desire them to be.